Chandigarh: Swami Aseemanand, who is the prime accused in the 2007 Samjhauta Express blast case, was granted bail today by a special NIA court in Panchkula.
The bail was granted to Assemanand by the National Investigation Agency court on a personal bond of Rs 1 lakh and two surety bonds of Rs 1 lakh each.
The case refers to multiple blasts that had occurred in the Samjhauta Express near Dewana station in Panipat, killing 68 people, mostly from Pakistan.
The blasts had occurred on the intervening night of February 18 and 19, 2007.
A number of NIA witnesses have turned hostile in the case, including one of the three witnesses presented today before the court.
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